FTX US General Counsel Ryne Miller said the crypto exchange moved funds following a series of "unauthorized transactions."
"Following the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings - FTX US and FTX [dot] com initiated precautionary steps to move all digital assets to cold storage," Miller said. "Process was expedited this evening - to mitigate damage upon observing unauthorized transactions."
This came hours after over $600 million in crypto left bankrupt crypto company FTX's wallets late Friday, with little clear explanation as to why. Many FTX wallet holders also reported that they were seeing $0 balances in their FTX.com and FTX US wallets.
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